Miami-Dade County

Miami police seek Little Havana bird thief

A suspected bird thief caught on camera carrying a Little Havana man’s three birdcages. Miami Police are investigating the theft.
A suspected bird thief caught on camera carrying a Little Havana man’s three birdcages. Miami Police are investigating the theft. Miami police/via surveillance video

An alleged bird thief was caught on camera Saturday afternoon, and Miami police are searching for the suspect.

The victim heard a noise outside his Northwest 32nd Street Little Havana home, and when he looked outside his three birdcages, plus their inhabitants, were nowhere to be found, according to a police report.

The bird owner’s security cameras captured photos of a tall man in a black T-shirt entering the victim’s gated home and leaving in a gray Nissan SUV.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Miami Police Department’s Burglary Unit at (305) 603-6370. Those with information that wish to remain anonymous can contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471- TIPS (8477), visit www.crimestoppersmiami.com and select “Give a Tip” or Send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.

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